Jon Stewart Takes The Field For Stephen Colbert's First 'Late Show'

The godfather has officially given his blessing.

How else would you expect to kick off a show of the most American American who ever America'd?

Stephen Colbert's opening on Tuesday night consisted of the man of the hour singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" with real Americans. As they finished the song on a humble baseball diamond, an umpire stepped forward and removed his mask.

"PLAY BALL!" yelled a well-rested Jon Stewart.

And with that, "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" was underway.

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